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3Sixty Stunt trial mountain bike team at the Urban & Hip Hop Games 201129th March 2011READ MORE
Following discussions with the 3Sixty Stunt Team, things look set for the team to be part of our 2011 Games event in Whitley Bay in August. 3Sixty are nationally and internationally renowned for their amazing stunts using trial mountain bikes, based in Sunderland they also perform displays and deliver workshops and motivational sessions for children & young people in schools and the community.
Newcastle College to host an Urban Games Roadshow28th March 2011
The Urban Games Roadshow is coming to Newcastle College in July, dates are being finalised at the moment and when confirmed will appear on our events page. However, it is an exciting development creating an opportunity for College students to get involved in our Cultural Olympiad programme.
Social Enterprise Inspiration from Solar Learning16th March 2011READ MORE
Director of Solar Learning Michael Evans was invited to talk to foundation students on Newcastle College Business Course about the CiC’s work and social enterprise and social entrepreneurship.
The Urban Games Roadshow @ Westgate Learning Centre1st March 2011
The end of March saw our team deliver an Urban Games Roadshow event for children from the west end of Newcastle on behalf of Changemakers Foundation. Around 60+ children turned up to take part in workshops in Skateboard, Scooters, Street Dance & DJ’ing.
FashionEth-Ethical Fashion Show1st March 2011READ MORE
Solar Learning’s new offices was buzzing with activity at the end of March as young people involved in the Truth about Youth Fashioneth fashion show event were cutting up and sewing recycled clothes and materials to make their own ethical fashion designs for their final show at Northumbria University Students Union.
Youth Leaders go to Dover to make change!2nd February 2011READ MORE
Kirsty & Ahsan, 2 Youth Leaders from the Urban Games & Hip Hop programme and the Youth Enterprise Hub, who were successful in their application to be part of the Changemakers youth leaders programme...
EVENT: The 2011 URBAN & HIP HOP GAMES1st February 2011READ MORE
This year’s Urban & Hip Hop Games will take place on SATURDAY & SUNDAY 13th/14th AUGUST in Whitley Bay near the seafront at the Whitley Bay Skatepark with additional showcase performances, Games competitions being held at The Whitley Bay Playhouse on Saturday 13th during the day and evening.
EVENT: ACTIVE 500 GAMES- Urban Games Roadshow1st February 2011READ MORE
The Urban Games Roadshow team will be at the Newcastle ACTIVE 500 Games for primary and secondary schools across Newcastle upon Tyne on the weekend of June 25th/26th. We will be showcasing the Urban Games & Hip Hop programme delivering taster sessions and workshops with the mobile Skate/BMX Park recently purchased in partnership with North Tyneside YMCA
EVENT: The Youth Enterprise Hub Launch1st February 2011
Solar Learning will be officially launching our Youth Enterprise Hub at the beginning of May, this will be an invitation only event for youth enterprises, young people and invited schools and agencies.
EVENT: Newcastle Enterprise Event1st February 2011READ MORE
On the 27th June 2011 our team will be at NUFC’s ground as part of the Newcastle Enterprise Team’s Enterprise Event for Schools in the city. Amongst a number of agencies, schools and enterprises we will have an information stall and young people from the Urban G’s Performance team will be doing a short performance.